io Nature

An interactive installation that using kinetic real grasses to represent the connected world.
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ioNature is an interactive installation consisting of 1500 sets of real grass and dried grass. When people walk nearby, the grass will respond to people by swinging back and forth, form wave patterns, just like when wind blows in the nature field. It's an exploration of the question - what will be like in the future when everything is connected?

Special thanks to Autodesk Pier 9 Residency Program that made this project possible.

Client:RAB Lighting Inc.

Awards:LFI 2017 Best Booth Award (900+ sqft)

Exhibitions:Lightfair Internetional 2017, Philadelphia, PA

Dimensions:40 x 60 x 4 ft / 2400 sq ft
 12.2 x 18.2 x 1.2 m / 222 sq m

Year:2017

Medium:Live grasses and dried grasses
 Bended plywood
 Sensor
 Customized circuit and software
 Audio system

Related Projects:ioNature II - Wheat















Customized software controls each grass unit's movement.


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